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  • Motown: The Truth Is A Hit

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    February 1, 2014 to July 26, 2014

    Motown founder Berry Gordy is quoted as saying “The truth is a hit.” And in truth, Detroit’s Motown Records became the voice of an entire generation. Our upcoming Motown exhibition, The Truth Is a Hit seeks to explore Gordy’s notion of the truth by tracing black music from its African 

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  • On Display: The Declaration of Independence

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    June 27, 2014 to July 3, 2014

    Celebrate Independence Day by coming to see The New York Public Library's original copy of the Declaration of Independence, handwritten by Founding Father Thomas Jefferson in 1776.

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  • NER BECK’s NYC Street Oddities: A Photo Exhibit

    Grand Central Library
    May 22, 2014 to July 3, 2014

  • The Prizefighters: A Photography Exhibition by Arlene Schulman

    Inwood Library
    May 29, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    The Prizefighters: Celebrating 20 Years. A Selection of Photographs from the book. Arlene Schulman, photographer and author. This exhibition is part of Uptown Art Stroll, NoMAA's annual celebration of Uptown Art. 



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  • Tiempo Entre Costuras -Time in Between

    Bronx Library Center
    June 22, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    Tiempo Entre Costuras/Time In Between

     by Linda Caycedo 

    On view from  Sunday June 22 - 30, 2014


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  • Time Present/Time Past - Anita Thacher

    Mulberry Street Library
    May 5, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    Time Present/Time Past

    Anita Thacher at the Mulberry Street Library May 5 - June 30th, 2014

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  • Harlem Metamorphosis

    115th Street Library
    June 2, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    Harlem Metamorphosis


    by GrandMaster TaiJay


    June 2-30, 2014

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  • Phenomenal Woman: Maya Angelou, 1928–2014

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    May 30, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    “You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it's all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.”– Maya Angelou Read More ›
  • Embroidering for Peace/Bordando por la Paz Exhibit

    Bronx Library Center
    June 18, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    Come and meet participants of ongoing embroidery sessions as they create and

    display their handiwork and share their stories behind each piece at the Heritage Gallery (4th floor) 

    Call or visit for tours.  All materials are provided. 


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  • Portraits of Sound

    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
    March 13, 2014 to June 21, 2014

      In Portraits of Sound, Ernestine Ruben captured New York Philharmonic musicians as they relate to their instruments and to the sounds they produce, transforming the images to convey her love and perception of music. All sections of the orchestra are included -- strings, woodwind, brass and Read More ›

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